Ring

Greek


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 285.

Accession Number

81.136

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

The bezel has a winged lion (?), or a ketos with lion’s forepart, engraved in intaglio. Much corroded and encrusted with green.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection (according to MFA archival card: from Crete; purchased by W. J. Stillman); gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, September 27, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder